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GF Rating
8.0

1962 ratings

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

Great game and a great story

posted by BlueCookie (CHULA VISTA, CA) Jun 23, 2014

Member since Aug 2008

It's a beautiful looking game with a great story attached to it. A lot of people are saying it's a lot like Heavy Rain, which it is but something a little more recent, for people who haven't played Heavy Rain, it's like The Walking Dead game. You move around and press the button you are prompted to press and your ability to react or not react dictates how the story goes. You won't be starting anything over if you fail at something you will be going from what happens then. It's beautifully written and I enjoyed playing every minute of it. It has a high replay value since you can go back and do something different and get a different outcome than what you did the first time. The end makes it look like there is a chance for a sequel and if so I can't wait.

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

Not quite perfect but close.

posted by mutantchipmunk (OKLAHOMA CITY, OK) Jun 20, 2014

Member since Apr 2012

When i first started playing this game i was so confused since i havent played heavy rain and there wasn't much prompts on what to do. Some events they expect you to know where to flick the right stick when it doesnt tell you but im assuming it's because of the difficulty i chose. I'm glad it didnt treat me like a baby the whole ride through. The acting both voice and mo-cap was amazing, with Willem Dafoe and Ellen Page it turned out to be amazing. The scenes were well done and the environments were astounding. It basically feels like you're playing a movie, the screen isnt cluttered with a health bar or map and the detail is so fine you can see fibers in the couch. The story was well done and pretty briliiant, takes place on a timeline but the events do no happen in order but other elements in the story do. There's plenty of choices to make. My only complaint is there's no sound option, voices are so low and the sound effects are higher. And theres a bug here and there but overall it didnt ruin the experience for me. It's also two player so if you have someone with you that wants to play they can use the app on android/ios to help out.

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GF Rating
1

Horrible

Would not install

posted by Pandaloves2014 (FORT WORTH, TX) Jun 18, 2014

Member since Jun 2014

I've played this game before, rented it threw Redbox. I got about halfway threw it and had to return it. When I signed up for Gamefly, I thought why not try and beat it. I didn't even get past the install screen. Looked online and they said to clean it, delete the patches, reinstall the patches, etc. I did this all for a whole 2 hours before giving up. The disc I was given did have multiple dents on the edge of the game. I guess I'm going have to wait another week for the game.

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